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10 facts on disability

Yi Jiliang and his wife Su Zhiying at an award ceremony for Excellence in Home Care for People with Dementia in Beijing, China.
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People with disabilities can live and participate in the community.

Even in high-income countries, between 20% and 40% of people with disabilities do not generally have their needs met for assistance with everyday activities. In the United States of America, 70% of adults rely on family and friends for assistance with daily activities.

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